Large parts of Mongolia have been experiencing extreme cold weather in recent days.

Overnight temperature dropped to minus 50 degrees Celsius in Bayantes soum, western part of Mongolia from Sunday to Monday, marking the coldest temperature in Mongolia since 2018.

The extreme cold weather is expected to continue through the entire week, urging the public, especially nomadic herders and drivers, to take extra precautions against possible disasters.

Mongolia's climate is strongly continental, with long and frigid weathers. A temperature of minus 25 degrees is standard during winter.